Benefits of IOU Membership


  • Links to an international network of ornithologists and avian biologists
  • Access to IOU members' contact information (available to IOU members only. Any member may opt out of providing his or her personal information to other IOU members)
  • NOTE: any member may opt out of providing information.

Effective collaboration through IOU networks

  • Participate in forums and establish collaborations
  • Participate in Working Groups on special topics and utilize the platform provided on the IOU website to communicate

Information exchange

  • Newsletter on a variety of issues relating to international ornithology and avian biology
  • Post and access announcements regarding positions (both paid and volunteer), fellowships, university programs, and other opportunities on the IOU website for international readership
  • Access information of meetings, workshops, discussion groups, etc. from the IOU "Events Calendar" of the IOU website
  • Events Calendar

IOCongress fee discount

  • Discounted IOCongress registration fee


  • Membership Certificate